Fly Me To The Moon Cake

Fly Me To The Moon Cake! Shoot for the moon with this recipe 😁🌕

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Total time: 40 minutes

Prep time: 5 minutes, Cook time: 35 minutes

Ingredients for 4 people

2 1/4 cups of sugar

4/5 cup of water

2 tbsp of royal icing

Black food coloring

13.2 oz of dark chocolate

3/4 cup of butter

5 egg

1 cup of brown sugar

9 tbsp of flour

1 cup of heavy cream

3 1/2 oz of white chocolate

Salt

Blue food coloring

Red food coloring

1 pocky

Sugar stars


Tools

Astronaut toy

Thermometer


Step 1/4

Heat the sugar and water to 290°F. Turn the heat off and add the royal icing (dyed black). Pour the hot sugar into 2 lightly greased bowls and add a bowl on top to form the shells. Allow to cool.

Step 2/4

Make the chocolate cake by melting the butter and 7 oz of dark chocolate together in the microwave. Add the eggs then the flour and sugar. Divide the batter into 2 greased bowls (same size as the small sugar bowls). Bake the cakes for 30 minutes at 350°F.

Step 3/4

Heat the heavy cream and mix with the remaining dark chocolate. Add a pinch of salt. When the cakes have cooled place in the sugar shells. Add a thin layer of chocolate ganache and close the shells to create a sphere.

Step 4/4

Make the chocolate flag by piping lines of red chocolate. Cover with white chocolate and allow to set. Make a small square in blue chocolate and glue sugar stars on it. Stick the flag on a pocky stick and place the flag with the astronaut on the cake. Serve and enjoy!

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